OKLAHOMA CITY — RSU plated six runs in the top of the seventh inning and allowed one MACU hit in the bottom half of the inning on the way to the 17-1 victory.
Jesse Baird (2-0) earned the victory in his first start of the year for RSU. Baird pitched four complete innings of work allowing one unearned run, one hit as he fanned seven batters. Jesus Del Rosario, Mason Marquette and Zach Tyson pitched one inning of relief each as the trio fanned three batters combined.
Tim Ulloa received the loss for the Evangels after giving four earned runs as couldn’t get out of the top of the first inning.
Emmanuel De La Cruz went 4-for-4 on Saturday with two RBI and one double. Jose Olazagasti batted 4-for-8 with one double and three RBI for the Hillcats.
Rogers State (24-8, 9-3) will face Oklahoma Wesleyan at 6 p.m. on April 2 at the Diamond Sports Complex in Claremore, Okla.